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Matthew Clay

congressman

Matthew Clay, American congressman. member Virginia House of Delegates, 1790-1794; member United States House of Representatives from Virginia, 4th-12th, 14th congresses, 1795-1813, March 4-May 27, 1815.

Background

Clay, Matthew was born on March 25, 1754 in Halifax, County, Virginia, United States. Son of Charles and Martha (Green) Clay.

Career

Ensign 9th Virginia Regt.

Membership

Member Virginia House of Delegates, 1790-1794. Member United States House of Representatives from Virginia, 4th-12th, 14th congresses, 1795-1813, March 4-May 27, 1815.

Connections

Married Polly Williams. Married second, Miss Saunders.

father:
Charles Clay

mother:
Martha (Green) Clay

spouses:
Polly Williams

Miss Saunders.